These intricate works of art are made from recycled, steel oil drums in Croix-des-Bouquets, a northern suburb of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti. This piece was crafted by Paul Montes. Works are usually signed. Finding the signature can be a treasure hunt as it is often built into the design. The artwork you receive may vary slightly from the one pictured.
- Artisan Crafted: Every sculpture is cut, embossed, and finished by hand.
- Dimensions: 34 inches in diameter
- Display: can be displayed outside or indoors
- Features & Finish: tree of life with flowers | natural patina
Gift Giving: If you plan to gift this item, the packaging may indicate what is inside.
About Paul Montes
Paul Montes is one of the many fine artisans who create steel oil drum art in Croix-des-Bouquets, a northern suburb of Port-Au-Prince, Haiti.
Born in Croix-des-Bouquets in 1971, Montes learned his craft from Hubert Bernard. Later, opened his own shop because he loves creating his own designs. He completely sold out of all his works in three recent art expositions in Haiti.
It wasn't an easy decision to leave Hubert Bernard's shop and create my own art. I have a wife and children to support. It wasn't an easy street for me, in spite of my experience. But thanks so to God that I did.
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